THE INSTITUTE

 

       The University Institute for Research in Applied Linguistics (ILA) is conceived as a superior centre. ILA aims at researching, training, transferring and implementing a series of services related to language. We are able to formalize different lines of work and interdisciplinary projects to respond to the current demand of technical-scientific, social, economic, and business interest.

 

     TIMELINE

Approved by the Governing Council 17th December 2012
Presented to the university community 1st April 2014
Certification of the Institute 30th June 2014
Director: Miguel Casas Gómez 17th October 2014
Secretary: Carmen Varo Varo 18th November 2014
Members elections 19th November 2014
Constitution of ILA 19th November 2014

MAIN OBJECTIVES

Research in the main fields of communication linguistics, clinical linguistics, forensic linguistics and language technologies.
Training of researchers and quality technical specialists in the aforementioned areas.
Organisation of training and improvement courses, workshops and seminars related to the correct, adequate and strategic use of language in different social and professional fields; the applications of linguistic knowledge in the clinical and forensic fields, and the knowledge of the main technological applications of linguistic knowledge.
Collaboration with companies and institutions through our various services.
Constitution of a national and international reference forum.

MAIN LINES OF ACTION

These are the four main lines of action of the institute:

1) linguistic consultancy,

2) clinical linguistics,

3) forensic linguistics, and

        4) language technology and industries.